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Forum: 3 10-22-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By strssmnky
Talking KCCC works - YES!

I tried and tried to get KCCC to work. I have mostly 3b hair if I use the right product. I have gone round and round with different products: conditioners (for co-washing and leave in), stylers, you...
Forum: 3 02-19-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,442
Posted By strssmnky
Soft Touchable Curls

In order to keep frizz at bay, I always end up using so much leave in conditioner that my hair feels stiff and dry. When it eventually dries that is. When dry my hair is shoulder length and I let it...
Forum: Over 40 10-26-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,136
Posted By strssmnky
I also use Retin-a but the CeraVe I use is the...

I also use Retin-a but the CeraVe I use is the cream which is nice and heavy, balances out the drying of the Retin-a. In the winter when it gets really dry I use extra cream in the morning or just...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-15-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By strssmnky
Henna at the beach

I've been using henna to color my hair now and it's really healthy beyond that too. I've had a couple good hair cuts and have been CG for about 6 months now. I am going camping for a whole week and I...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 05-13-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,182
Posted By strssmnky
My first trouble with protein was with silk...

My first trouble with protein was with silk protein in the form of Suave Naturals Coconut conditioner. I used it as a co-wash and my hair immediately felt like straw. I was only about a month and a...
Forum: 3 05-09-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,010
Posted By strssmnky
I totally get you on the scents causing migraines...

I totally get you on the scents causing migraines cause that's what causes a lot of mine. But fortunately none of my hair products do cause pretty much once I get out of the shower, I can't smell...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-09-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,072
Posted By strssmnky
I'm glad this is here, in a place that I already...

I'm glad this is here, in a place that I already frequent. I did my first henna 3 weeks ago. Did some more research before doing that than when I went CG. I went CG after like 2 days of research. ...
Forum: Going Gray 04-19-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 40,683
Posted By strssmnky
I started the race this week

I've "tried" to cover here and there every once in a while before I went CG but was never serious enough to keep up with it. But over the last couple years I've had more and more white, not gray,...
Forum: 3 04-19-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,768
Posted By strssmnky
I wish people thought I was 15 years old because...

I wish people thought I was 15 years old because of my curls! Ok, maybe more like 35. How old are you? Just enjoy the compliment for what it is. Curls have a way of softening of the face so yes,...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 04-15-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 979
Posted By strssmnky
It might not have made a difference if you...

It might not have made a difference if you started going when you were 40 (would have been a good idea, but not necessarily a game changer). I had good mammograms for 15 years and then in 2005 (at...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 04-13-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 979
Posted By strssmnky
I just got my first mammogram last month and got...

I just got my first mammogram last month and got a call a couple days later to come back for more pictures. At the time I thought it was just because it was my first one and they had nothing to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-13-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By strssmnky
Just weirdness

Yesterday was a good haird day! I have learned that my hair (which I let air dry) can take up to 5 hours to dry and even though it looks kinda sad and a little producty for the longest time till I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-11-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By strssmnky
SO frustrated!

So I went CG in the middle of winter and I wish righ now I could go back to that cold dry weather. Right now I am having the hardest time with consistency:confused:

Lately though, and I know it's...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-04-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,208
Posted By strssmnky
Even though I my shortest lengths are just barely...

Even though I my shortest lengths are just barely long enough, I pineapple also. I usually just workout after work so I'm not too worried about sweat. Except for a yoga class during lunch. Then...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-04-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By strssmnky
Just mailed my hair sample off this a.m.

I used the Live Curly Live Free hair analysis because I was more interested in my hair properties (obviously) and ingredient recommendations and the ones I should avoid. I wasn't really interested...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-29-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,076
Posted By strssmnky
Thanks! I went ahead and ordered the hair dryer...

Thanks! I went ahead and ordered the hair dryer since no one near me carries it in store and will pick up the diffuser from Sally's this week. I do like that it is a lower wattage dryer. I really...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-28-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,076
Posted By strssmnky
Okay, I air dry every day and it averages about 4...

Okay, I air dry every day and it averages about 4 hours for my hair to dry. I would like to try drying with a diffuser but when I go to the store whether it's Walmart or Target or Sally's, I'm just...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 03-24-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,163
Posted By strssmnky
I hate: Watermelon Strawberries ...

I hate:

Watermelon
Strawberries
Cauliflower
Brussel sprouts
Bet potato
Beets
Don't really care for marshmallows but will eat smores if they are burnt.
Forum: 3 03-15-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,808
Posted By strssmnky
You know its a good curl day when you fluff your...

You know its a good curl day when you fluff your hair with your hands and don't get triangle head. :happy7:
Forum: 3 03-11-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By strssmnky
The only advice I have to offer is don't give up....

The only advice I have to offer is don't give up. If you go into a salon and you are the only man, those women are thinking that at least you are adult enough to try to take care of your hair. And...
Forum: Swap board 03-10-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By strssmnky
Just PM'd you.

Just PM'd you.
Forum: 3 03-09-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By strssmnky
I love your curls! Your haircut is so cute. I...

I love your curls! Your haircut is so cute. I wish I could get a haircut that looked that good. I have too much hair. But your's looks great. And it looks like it should be easy to take care of.
Forum: 3 03-09-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By strssmnky
I can't do 2nd day hair. :sad7: Maybe when it...

I can't do 2nd day hair. :sad7: Maybe when it gets longer. I did use the AVG again today and mixed in some glycerin to see what happens. It's still just as curly. I will add in some jojoba oil...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 03-08-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,535
Posted By strssmnky
I could shower every night if I wanted but I...

I could shower every night if I wanted but I would still have to shower in the morning again. I get night sweats real bad. And I'm not even near menopause. So I co-wash every morning. But I get...
Forum: 3 03-08-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By strssmnky
Aloe Vera Gel

OMG! I used FOTE AVG this morning over my leave in after reading all kinds of good stuff about it and my curls are just amazing! Of course I find out after the fact that aloe has protein but I'm...
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